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    [ubuntu] Re: Grub looking for uninstalled usb hard drive

    J,
    It worked!! Thankyou,thankyou
    Hope I can help someone else some time
    again thankyou,
    Ken
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    [ubuntu] Re: Grub looking for uninstalled usb hard drive

    J,
    Ionly have the one Ubuntu 10.10 installed on my drive-the 52 and 60 gig parts are free space
    kdub
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    [ubuntu] Re: Grub looking for uninstalled usb hard drive

    Jtarin please ignore my previous post.I followed your directions and got:

    sudo grub-install /dev/sda1
    /usr/sbin/grub-setup: warn: Attempting to install GRUB to a partition instead of the MBR. ...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Grub looking for uninstalled usb hard drive

    No,
    following your directions it wasn't listed.
    thanx
    ken
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    [ubuntu] Re: Grub looking for uninstalled usb hard drive

    Jatarin,
    thanx for the suggestion but upon reboot I still get amessage that says that the usb drive is not found (it's not plugged in), next line is grub rescue and a blinking curser. It wasn't...
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    [ubuntu] Grub looking for uninstalled usb hard drive

    Long story short-I installed 10.10 onto a usb hard drive in order to place hard drive into my spare lap top (no cd/dvd,wont boot from usb) I used my hp tc1100 with an usb external cased drive to load...
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    [ubuntu] DV 800 wireless problems 9.10

    Hi, just installed 9.10 next to 9.04 on a HP dv800. The wireless worked in 9.04 but will not even turn on with 9.10.
    I have installed bcm kernel from synaptic but no love.So...what next?
    thanx
    kdub
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    [ubuntu] DV 800 wireless problems 9.10

    Hi, just installed 9.10 next to 9.04 on a HP dv800. The wireless worked in 9.04 but will not even turn on with 9.10.
    I have installed bcm kernel from synaptic but no love.So...what next?
    thanx
    kdub
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    [ubuntu] hp1100 wont boot from external hd

    :( Hi,
    I installed 9.04. I was able to boot from my external Hd (which was taken from this machine and was dual booting xp tablet/8.10) thru grub. Did my taxes with the win install and downloaded...
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    Re: HOW TO: Install Ubuntu on a HP TC1100 tablet pc

    Thankyou for the excellent how-to - http://www.unifyingtheory.net/tabletbuntu.html - It took me a couple tries-I way over think stuff.:D
    Quit thinking, followed the instructions and all is good!
    ...
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    [other] Re: login window setting app not working

    That didn't work.
    Guess I'll wait for 9.04 and start over.Thats the good thing about the release schedual-you only have to wait six months or less when you mess up till all is good again!
    thanx,...
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    [other] Re: login window setting app not working

    Spider,
    I did the command and got this:
    [ 0.000000] Initializing cgroup subsys cpuset
    [ 0.000000] Initializing cgroup subsys cpu
    [ 0.000000] Linux version 2.6.27-11-generic...
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    [other] Re: login window setting app not working

    Spider,
    I did the command and got this:
    [ 0.000000] Initializing cgroup subsys cpuset
    [ 0.000000] Initializing cgroup subsys cpu
    [ 0.000000] Linux version 2.6.27-11-generic...
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    [other] Re: login window setting app not working

    Overlord,
    like this?:
    uid=1000(kdub) gid=1000(kdub) groups=4(adm),20(dialout),24(cdrom),46(plugdev),108(lpadmin),123(admin),124(sambashare),1000(kdub)
    kdub@kbw:~$
    thanx,
    kdub
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    [other] Re: login window setting app not working

    JUst out of curiousity how do you (or what is ) type in an id in the terminal window?
    thanx
    kdub
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    [other] Re: login window setting app not working

    yeah,
    it's an admin acc. and the proper password was used.I'm at a loss but it's not like I know what I'm doing-give me a year (it took me from win 3.11 to xp sp1 to almost figure out ms then I jump...
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    [other] login window setting app not working

    Hi,
    When I go to my system>prefer>login window app, it asks for admin password,
    then starts at the first tab and refuses any further commands.It then has to be force quit in order to close.Any...
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    [ubuntu] Re: apt or synaptic not working

    How do I turn off upgrade manager? I just rebooted and the download/upgrade arrow is back-kind of afraid to touch it before I get the OK.
    thanks,
    ken
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    [ubuntu] Re: apt or synaptic not working

    Avtolle,
    I got this
    dub@kbw:~$ sudo aptitude update
    [sudo] password for kdub:
    E: Could not get lock /var/lib/dpkg/lock - open (11 Resource temporarily unavailable)
    E: Unable to lock the...
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    [ubuntu] Re: apt or synaptic not working

    Well-
    I did the sudo dpkg --configure -a
    sudo apt-get update && sudo apt-get upgrade comand and I got a bunch of lines telling me that my kernal, drivers, and a bunch of other stuff were being...
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    [ubuntu] apt or synaptic not working

    My apt get? synaptic? add-remove? doesn't seem to work. I requested help when two upgrades ago the synaptic froze and was told to use a sudo apt get then sudo apt upgrade (it was either that or...
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    [ubuntu] Re: synaptic update stalling

    It works!!
    Thank you!
    (uhmmm what did that command do?)
    kdub (ken)
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    [ubuntu] synaptic update stalling

    Trying to do todays updates and all goes well till I get to the download status bar.Nothing happens- no progress, the only way to reboot is to force the update to close. I also get the same results...
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    Re: HOW TO: Install Ubuntu on a HP TC1100 tablet pc

    Aearenda,
    In your debt again! Thankyou that worked!
    ken
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    Re: HOW TO: Install Ubuntu on a HP TC1100 tablet pc

    Wellll,
    Not so fast-guess there is a "small problem" with cellwriter the way I have it set up.Seems that when I need to put in an admin password for say synaptic the password window comes forward...
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